Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting March 2018

Scratch held on 5 APR 2018 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1405. There were 5 Pup Tent 11 Cooties at the Scratch.

Opening ceremonies IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held: 5 Shavetails were in attendance.

Visitors of note:None

SS asked if there were any new member applications:No applications

SS asked if there was Degree Work to be completed:Degree work for Atom CASTLE pending.

SS asked if the minutes from the last Scratch had been posted: Hungry Cootie said that the Minutes for the MAR Scratch were posted at the Post home and emailed to members. No changes have been received. Motion to accept the minutes as posted seconded by Cootie #61, Cootie # 62 made the motion. No discussion. Motion carried

SS asked for report of the Hungry Cootie: NTR

SS asked for reading of official and other communications: No communications

SS asked if there was a Cootie or family of a Cootie in distress: Cootie #68 still at home resting. Cootie #85’s father has heart problems, went to Guam to seek medical attention but no heart surgeons on the island, must go to Hawaii or other U.S. states. Heart surgery is available in Manila. SS has medical problems and spent some time at Clark Medical Center. Out of hospital now and on medication. . .

SS asked for the report of the CCDB: Report was given in detail. Cootie # 62 seconded a motion to accept the report as presented. Motion made by Cootie # 61. Motion carried. Cash and Bank total was $1675.06, cash in the General Fund $552.73 and in the Hospital Fund $1122.33 as of 31 MAR 2018


Membership:As of 1 APR we have 16 Life and 15 Annuals for a total of 31 active Coots.

National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.

Hospital Chairman Report: : Chairman gave the report for MAR visits. 11 Cooties made 5 visits, saw 5 patients at hospital/home visits. Spent 47 hours in visits’ gifts/expenses $146.00 and travel 57 miles. Total: $1282..

Scholarship Kids: NTR

Unfinished Business

Degree work for Atom Castle was not completed due to his unauthorized absence.

New Business


Good of the Scratch:

Still looking for VFW members to join the Cootie Swarm.

All Cooties should become National Home and Paddy Daddy life members. You can find info in the ROF and Typhoon. Also a RED STAR Life Member ($100 plus LM dues if a annual member). Any questions see the Seam Squirrel or CCDB..

Fines collected: P1000 (P200 each Cootie)($20.00).

Buddy Poppies: P220 ($4.40)

50/50was P1500, P750 to Cootie Dave Niemela

Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.

Scratch closed at 14.20. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 3 May at the Post home (subject to change).


Scott Simms
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

28 APR 2018